Fantastic opportunity of a Category Buying position.
A leading automotive business
RFQs management for multiple components within commodity group.
Supplier Assessment to support sourcing and nomination decisions.Review, analyse and evaluate quote packages from suppliers and follow up negotiation activities.Cost of change and management through the Supply ChainLead a strategic sourcing approval processPurchase Order Management, Project related through multiple build phases and change activities.Cost management thorough key target activities and PPVIdentify and negotiate commercial cost reduction opportunitiesCross Functional Support from design concept through to production & deliveryWork with SQA to identify "qualified" suppliers and drive continuous quality improvementDevelop commodity sourcing strategies and sourcing efficiency's to achieve a robust Supply Chain
Automotive Supply Chain / Purchasing background Quality/Manufacturing in OEM or tier one.
Open-minded self-starter with the ability to adapt, improvise and problem solve with the flexibility to work on own initiative and as part of a team.Process Improvement and LEAN initiatives within the Supply Chain whilst maintaining excellent Supplier Relationships.Ownership and control of BoM costs and Investment portfolio.Experience of EPICOR / SAP or other ERP or MRP purchasing systems. Mentoring and Development of Junior team membersSupplier Relationship Management